Aid for Italian Earthquake Victims

While our blog is normally dedicated to the finer things in life- food, wine and travel- this post is an urgent appeal to our friends, colleagues and clients to make a donation to the victims of Italy´s recent earthquake, one of the worst in Italian history. Apart from the tragic deaths, over 50, 000 Italians […]

New Year’s Eve Traditions in Italy- Felice Anno Nuovo!

Italy is a fascinating country for its traditions, folklore and celebrations, and Simona Piccinelli (our Italian Wine Tours Specialist) describes how Italians bring in the new year- If you are spending New Year’s eve at home with your family and friends, you could say arrivederci to 2008 and welcome 2009 as we do in Italy.  […]

Notes from the Fiera del Bue Grasso in Carrù, Piedmont

We heard about a lively and unusual fair (translated as “the fat ox fair”) in Piedmont, and sent our Italian specialist, Simona Piccinelli to check out this amazingly popular event near the Barolo wine country. Simona´s notes- Ever since 1910 (although there is evidence that  ox markets and fairs were held weekly from as far […]

Erice, Ragusa and Taormina- most beautiful towns in Sicily

Places to go and visit in Sicily Sicily is a fascinating place to visit and actually merits MANY visits as there is simply so much to see and do. For a small taste of ideas for touring in Sicily– ski volcanic Mount Etna; see a lava “show” on Stromboli in the Aeolian islands; taste wine […]

Wine Tasting in the Aeolian Islands- Isole Aeoli

We have long loved the Aeolian Islands in Sicily for their dramatic beauty and heart-stopping scenery including their volcanoes “fireworks shows”. It was a recent research trip to these islands again, where we discovered that apart from stunning beauty and some of our favorite luxury hotels, they are also home to some of Sicily´s most […]

Chocolate Tasting in Sicily

In Sicily´s Baroque Val di Noto you´ll discover the tiny town of Modica. Modica is on the map for worldwide foodies as apart from being a beguiling village already worthy of a visit, it  is also home to one of the best chocolate companies in Italy (a country with an amazing chocolate tradition), the beloved […]

Cellar Tours Launch new Blog

We have launched this new blog to keep our visitors abreast of upcoming events and activities, restaurant and hotel reviews, wine recommendations, and much more. This is also a way to hear your feedback and suggestions and for us to share new and upcoming routes and destinations included in our wine tours portfolio. We look […]

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Cellar Tours is a Luxury Travel Specialist, operating since 2003 and offering exclusive Mercedes chauffeured Gourmet Vacations in Chile, France, Italy, Ireland, Portugal, South Africa, and Spain. We specialize in luxurious custom designed vacations, events and incentives related to food and wine. We are proud members of Slow Food, UNAV (Travel Agency Association in Spain), and the IACP (International Association of Culinary Professionals).

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